Timeline Of ISIS-Claimed Assaults In Kabul

Timeline Of ISIS-Claimed Attacks In Kabul

ISIS has claimed numerous assaults since its first look in Kabul in 2016

Kabul, Afghanistan:  Round 40 individuals had been killed and dozens extra wounded in a suicide blast concentrating on Shiites in Kabul Thursday within the newest assault claimed by the ISIS group within the war-torn Afghan capital.

ISIS, or Daesh as it’s regionally identified, has carried out a number of spectacular assaults within the east of the nation because it was first designated a terrorist group within the area in 2015.

However since 2016 it has additionally dramatically escalated its assaults in Kabul, including to the hazards already confronted by civilians there, with the UN citing the capital as one of many deadliest locations within the nation.

Here’s a listing of main assaults in Kabul claimed by the Center Jap jihadist group since its first look within the capital in July 2016.


July 23: Twin explosions rip by crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing no less than 85 individuals and wounding greater than 400. It’s the first assault claimed by the ISIS within the Afghan capital.

October 12: An assault on a shrine in Kabul kills no less than 18 individuals gathering to mark Ashura, one of the crucial essential Shiite festivals.

November 21: A large suicide blast concentrating on Shiites kills no less than 27 individuals and wounds 64 at a Kabul mosque.


March eight: Gunmen disguised as medical doctors storm Afghanistan’s largest army hospital in a six-hour assault. The official loss of life toll is 50 however safety sources and survivors say it exceeded 100.

April 12: 5 individuals are killed when a suicide bomber on foot strikes close to the Afghan defence ministry in Kabul.

Could three: A strong blast concentrating on a overseas forces’ convoy close to the US embassy and NATO headquarters kills no less than eight individuals and wounds 28 others throughout morning rush hour.

June 15: A suicide assault on a crowded Shiite mosque in Kabul kills 4 individuals and leaves eight others wounded.

July 31: A sequence of explosions and the sound of gunfire shake the Afghan capital in an assault on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that kills two individuals.

August 25: A suicide bomb and gun assault on a Shiite mosque in Kabul kills 28 individuals and wounds scores extra.

September 29: Six individuals are killed and no less than 20 wounded when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blows himself up close to a Shiite mosque in Kabul as Muslims ready to mark Ashura.

October 20: A suicide assault throughout Friday night prayers at a Kabul Shiite mosque sees 56 individuals killed and 55 wounded.

October 31: A suicide bomber believed to be as younger as 12 strikes Kabul’s closely fortified diplomatic quarter, killing no less than 5 individuals and wounding dozens.

November 7: Militants assault a Kabul TV station killing no less than one individual and leaving two dozen wounded. The station, Shamshad TV, defiantly goes again on air moments after the assault ends.

November 16: A suicide attacker blows himself up exterior a political gathering in Kabul killing no less than 14 individuals.

December 18: Militants storm an intelligence company coaching centre in Kabul, triggering an intense gun battle with Afghan police. Two policemen are wounded.

December 25: A suicide bomber kills six civilians in an assault close to an Afghan intelligence company compound in Kabul.

December 28: Round 40 individuals are killed and dozens wounded by a suicide bomber concentrating on Shiites within the capital.

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